Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Work Capability Assessment appointments are recorded on the Medical Services Referral System (MSRS).

One data point recorded in relation to these appointments is a field titled "Scheduling Method". In relation only to this field, I would appreciate it if you could provide any records which relate to the following:

- The type of data field (e.g. is it a field with a limited set of predefined options or is it a field in which users can freely enter text).

- If the entry options are predefined, please provide a list of these options.

- If the field is an unrestricted text field, please provide any guidance which exists which informs MSRS users what they should enter in this field.

Information relating to fields other than "Scheduling Method" is not required.

Yours faithfully,

James C Kelsall

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Dear James Kelsall,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 27th
November.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team